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M-TIBA wins Shared Value Gold Award at Loeries Awards

FT Health: The drive for universal health coverage   When Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus was elected director-general of the World Health Organization last month, he did so thanks to one dominant campaign pledge: to push for universal health coverage.   Progress will not be easy given the growing demand for healthcare in a world of

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CarePay completes $45million Series A financing to roll out an international division

CarePay recently announced it has completed a $45 million Series A financing round for its International division, to roll out its mobile health finance platform to new international markets.   This fundraiser enables the companies to rapidly mobilize in other large-scale health finance schemes across the continent. The CarePay International Series A includes investments

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CarePay increases healthcare providers

Etiam hendrerit tortor gravida accumsan condimentum. Nunc ut mi vitae neque feugiat hendrerit at sed sem. Maecenas ante nisi, rhoncus a Health e-payments technology firm CarePay has embarked on upgrading its systems as it expands its Kenya operations.   CarePay said Sh30 million received as prize-money in the Entrepreneurs for Resilience competition in Beijing

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CarePay receives $300K, puts its Kenya CEO in charge of pan-African expansion

CarePay International, a health e-payments technology firm and M-TIBA’s parent firm, is upgrading its systems, increasing healthcare providers on its platform and expanding its local operations in Kenya and Nigeria after it received a $300,000 prize-money in the Entrepreneurs for Resilience competition in Beijing. This is in addition to the €40 million in a

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CarePay makes appointments for top positions regionally

CarePay Limited (CarePay Kenya), the company behind M-TIBA, has announced the appointments of Moses Kuria and Dr Torooti Mwirigi as Managing Director and Commercial Director respectively in replacement of Kees Van Lede and Maarten Ras respectively. Van Lede and Maarten Ras have since been appointed CEO and Commercial Director for CarePay Africa Region respectively. Mr

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CarePay wins Entrepreneurs for Resilience global award for 2019

CarePay a health financing technology company has been awarded the Entrepreneurs for Resilience Award plus a cash prize of Ksh. 30 Million by the Swiss Re Foundation.   The award is a recognition of company’s M-TIBA platform in helping millions of Kenyans to access and pay for healthcare. Currently, over four million people are

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Carepay appoints new leadership team

CarePay Kenya on Thursday announced new leadership team appointing Moses Kuria as Managing Director and Torooti Mwirigi as Commercial Director. The medical firm is supporting implementation of Universal Healthcare Coverage in Kenya through M-TIBA and partnering with more insurers and corporates to manage large-scale health schemes. Kuria was previously CarePay’s Finance and Operations Director.and

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7 ways the private sector can contribute to universal health coverage

Health expenditures are rising – but government funding has stalled, and personal spending is filling the gap. A June 2019 World Bank report, for example, found people in developing countries, including the Caribbean, spend half a trillion dollars (over $800 per person) annually on out-of-pocket payments.   Universal health coverage (UHC) is about ensuring

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Digital Technologies Key to the UHC Goal

Kenya’s position as a global leader in mobile money means it is ideally placed to capitalise on its mobile technology and digital ecosystem to speed up its journey to Universal Healthcare Coverage (UHC). Digital payments have changed how we bank, transfer money, shop and travel. But two in five Kenyans are not seeking healthcare

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AAR deal allows customers to settle bills on M-TIBA

AAR Insurance Kenya has partnered with Health e-payments technology firm CarePay to launch a new service that enables city customers to manage medical expenses using their mobile phones on the Safaricom-backed M-TIBA platform.   The deal signed Tuesday also allows the two firms to explore offering more insurance products on online platforms, enhancing services

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